Located at the Pacific Design Center, designLAb offers a platform to explore design as an extension of artistic practice, spanning a variety of disciplines and mediums, including painting, sculpture, photography, film, video, architecture, design and performance. Five times per year designLAb galleries host receptions open to the public on the same evening.
Local Non-Profit Visual Arts Organizations:
LAAA (Los Angeles Art Association/Gallery 825) - One of the oldest local non-profits arts institutions, LAAA was founded in 1925 by such esteemed civic leaders such as Harry Chandler, Rufus Von Kleinsmid, William May Garland and Edward A. Dickson. Many of the LAAA's founders went on to play key roles in the founding of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Chandler Pavilion, and Otis Art Institute. Located at 825 N. La Cienega. Admission is always free.
MAK Center for Art and Architecture - The Schindler House (835 N. Kings Road), designed and built by modern architect and Viennese émigré Rudolph M. Schindler in 1922, is considered one of the world’s first modern houses. It has influenced and inspired generations of architects worldwide and was the architect's home for many years. Check website for admission and hours.
MOCA PDC - The Museum of Contemporary Art, Pacific Design Center location is at 8687 Melrose. Exhibitions focus on art relating to the West Hollywood location, architecture and design. Admission is always free.
ONE Archives and Gallery - ONE Archives is the longest continuously existing LGBTQ organization in the world. The gallery space located at 626 N. Robertson Blvd. focuses on LGBTQ art relating to the archive collection. Check the website for hours. Admission is always free.
June Mazer Archives does not host regular exhibitions but does has a large archive for research purposes, some permanent displays, and hosts readings and screenings on a regular basis. Located at 626 N. Robertson Blvd. Check the website for hours. Admission is free.
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